Your jump-start to a more sustainable tour business

Sustainable tourism crash course for tour operators is a quick win for the beginners. This course is designed for inbound and outbound tour operators, which are willing to learn the foundations of sustainable tourism and implement the minimum sustainability standards in the quickest and simplest way. If you want to become a responsible tour company but don't have much time to learn, research and make mistakes - this is your shortcut!


This course is right for you if you want to:

  • become a sustainable tour operator but you don't know where to start
  • save time on searching and learning on your own mistakes
  • learn what sustainable tourism is without too many theories and "bla bla"
  • know what is expected from a sustainable tour business in practice
  • implement simple, practical and proven solutions for sustainability management
  • make your business more responsible straight away


Learn the basics of sustainable tourism from a tour operator's perspective

Learn the basics of sustainable tourism from a tour operator's perspective


Understand the practicalities of sustainability management in a day-to-day business

Understand the practicalities of sustainability management in a day-to-day business

Align your business with the minimum sustainability criteria for tour operators


What you'll learn

Sustainable Tourism Crash Course for Tour Operators provides an overview of sustainable tourism concepts, definitions and practices relevant for tour operators. Everything in the course is based on the internationally-approved standards, including the Global Sustainable Tourism Council Criteria for Tour Operators, and the award-winning sustainable tourism best practices.

The course is divided into 5 modules with additional two set of bonuses: ready to use templates and how-to solutions to tackle key sustainability challenges that faced by tour operators.

The course includes over 4 hours of recorded content, and a bunch of additional resources and case studies to learn from.

We estimate an average of 10 hours for you to go through the program and complete the necessary requirements.


You will finish the course with

  • an understanding what sustainable tourism means in practice for your tour business
  • your own responsible travel policy
  • your own sustainability management plan
  • your own in-house sustainability policy
  • your own supplier code of conduct
  • a set of sustainability guidelines for your tours 
  • a clear picture how sustainable is your business now, what areas you need to work on, and what your next steps should be


Course Curriculum

  Module 1: Getting started
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  Module 2: Sustainable tourism foundations
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  Module 3: Sustainability in a tour business
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  Module 4: How-to tips for sustainability management
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  Module 5: Take it home
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  Bonus 1: Sustainable Tourism Solutions Toolkit
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  Bonus 2: Sustainability Management Templates
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Frequently Asked Questions


How does this Course work?

You can enrol in the course at any time. Once you enrol in the course, you will get access to all the materials and can complete the course at your own pace. At the beginning of the course you will receive tips on how to manage your time for the best result.

Who is this Course BEST for?

This program is designed for the owners and managers of inbound and outbound tour operators and activity providers, regardless of their size, location and business maturity, who do not have any experience in sustainable tourism. If you’re a guide working for some else’s company, an outbound tour operator or a travel agent, you will still learn a lot but some sections might not be relevant for you.

Who is this Course NOT for?

If you don’t believe in climate change or your life purpose is to earn money by any means - this program is not for you. Although we will talk about the business case for sustainability and how to make the most of it, I won’t be trying to convince you that running a sustainable travel business is the way to go. Join the course if you already know it but don’t know where to start.

How much time do I need to invest?

There's over 4 hours of video for you to watch, plus assignments and homework,

We estimate an average of 10 hours for you to go through the program and complete the necessary requirements, but it can take more if you really want to turn your business into a truly sustainable one.

Are there any discounts for groups?

Yes, We have special offers for groups, tourism associations and universities. Get in touch to find out more.

Is there a refund policy?

All individual purchases are backed up with our 7-day, no questions asked, Money-Back Guarantee. Try out the program for 7 days and if you aren't happy, we will refund 100% of your money. 

How long will I have access to the course's materials?

It's for a lifetime! After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own. In addition, you'll receive all upgrades, additions and improvements to the program over time!